Controversial survey suggests oil platforms can act like offshore reefs and encourage wildlife.

via Call to turn oil rigs into nature reserves — BBC News – Science & Environment

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Call to turn oil rigs into nature reserves

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Brazil creates two new marine protected areas covering an area larger than France

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While Donald Trump is opening up US waters to oil and gas exploration, the UK, Mexico, Chile, Honduras, Belize and Seychelles, are creating bigger and bigger marine protected areas. On March 20, Brazil joined the growing list. President Michel Temer announced the creation of two marine protected areas with the Brazilian exclusive economic zone (EEZ)…

via Brazil has created two new marine protected areas covering an area larger than France — Quartz